Posts Tagged: Charles Dickens

London on a Whim

I was missing it severely. So while home for New Year, I hopped on a cheapo Ryanair flight and reacquainted myself with some old haunts and favorite spots. Some things stay the same (my favorite vintage store is still there,

London on a Whim

I was missing it severely. So while home for New Year, I hopped on a cheapo Ryanair flight and reacquainted myself with some old haunts and favorite spots. Some things stay the same (my favorite vintage store is still there,

My Favourite Book

There is a passage from classic literature so vividly macabre yet fantastically romantic that it seared itself into my girlhood brain. Nothing Hollywood’s big budget pyrotechnics or CGI wizardry has ever produced has come close to replicating it: the image

My Favourite Book

There is a passage from classic literature so vividly macabre yet fantastically romantic that it seared itself into my girlhood brain. Nothing Hollywood’s big budget pyrotechnics or CGI wizardry has ever produced has come close to replicating it: the image

To a Christmas as full as Mr Fezziwig’s waistcoat!

If the dog has trailed the Christmas tree into the garden overnight, and you’ve numbly shovelled the box of Godiva into your gob for breakfast, oblivious to the subtleties of Raspberry Ganache or Almond Praline, and the oven that will

To a Christmas as full as Mr Fezziwig’s waistcoat!

If the dog has trailed the Christmas tree into the garden overnight, and you’ve numbly shovelled the box of Godiva into your gob for breakfast, oblivious to the subtleties of Raspberry Ganache or Almond Praline, and the oven that will

Published: A Magical Day

I sit between two heavyweights, Zadie Smith and Keith Richards. I rub shoulders, well, spines with Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf… Let me clarify. My novel Silk for the Feed Dogs went on sale on Amazon on Friday. Exciting. Indeed,

Published: A Magical Day

I sit between two heavyweights, Zadie Smith and Keith Richards. I rub shoulders, well, spines with Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf… Let me clarify. My novel Silk for the Feed Dogs went on sale on Amazon on Friday. Exciting. Indeed,